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New York Comic Con sets ‘limited’ in-person event in October

Comic book fans will not be denied.

After going virtual last year over COVID concerns, New York Comic Con hopes to return as an individual at the Javits Center this October. Cosplay-filled Shindig on October 7 to 10 will go down a month before marking San Diego Comic-Con International’s “Special Edition”. SDCC’s first in-person event since summer of 2019.

“Right now, we see a way forward for safe, surprising events that look a little different than normal, so that’s where we’re going,” said Christina Rogers, American comic portfolio director for parent company ReedPop, statement Wrap up.

Readpop has not yet revealed how this particular cosplaying congregation would function in Corona’s time. However, Rogers outlined general safety precautions for his personal incidents, which include operating at “low capacity”. With limited presence to “ensure physical disturbances”.

New York Comic Con 2013 at the Jacob Javits Center on October 10, 2013 in New York City.
The New York Comic Con, seen here in 2013, will take place from October 7 to 10 this year.
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According to the statement, live event attendants and staff will also be equally required to investigate temperature phenomena and wear face coverings in times to come.

To further reduce the possibility of coronavirus proliferation, Readpop has adopted a firm “no handshake, no high-fives, no hugs” policy. Meanwhile, hand sanitizer stations will be evenly distributed throughout the locations.

“I know that there are more questions than anything I’ve shared here,” Rogers lamented. “You’re probably wondering what the heck a photo op might look like and how the panel seating would work.”

She announced that they are “sharing more information in the months leading up to the show” and that they are “committed to being as transparent as possible.”

Three other in-person conferences are planned for later this year at Readpop: Florida Supercon, 10 to 12 pm in Miami; December 2 to 5 at Emerald City Comic Con, Seattle; And C2E2, 10 to 12 December in Chicago. In the meantime, the organization will organize other virtual programs through it Metaverse site, Which includes a program from 7 to 13 June.

The crowd packs the 2018 edition of New York Comic Con.
The New York Comic Con, seen here in 2018, will take place a month before San Diego’s famous event.
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